CEU Business School Professor Maciej Kisilowski writes in Politico about the ongoing controversy over the swearing in of Polish Constitutional Court judges who were not properly elected. The ruling right-wing Law and Justice party (PiS) passed a sweeping amendment meant to force the court to accept all the five replacement judges.
Elissa Helms, head of CEU’s Department of Gender Studies wrote about how different cultural interpretations of gender roles and victimhood affected the reaction to the refugee crisis in Europe in her article “Men at the borders: Gender, victimhood, and war in Europe’s refugee crisis” published in the anthropology-oriented blog Focaal. - http://www.focaalblog.com/2015/12/22/elissa-helms-men-at-the-borders-gen...
Lajos Bokros, professor of economics and public policy and former Hungarian finance minister, writes about the Hungarian National Bank's purchase of the Budapest Stock Exchange in a piece entitled "The Destruction of Hungary's Institutions and the Reversal of Transition".
CEU Alumna Kateryna Smagliy (MA: HIST'97 / PhD: HIST'05) highlights the role of George Soros in the development of a democratic Ukraine in this Atlantic Council blog.
Professors Andras Kovacs and Maria M. Kovacs of the Nationalism Studies Program and Jewish Studies Program comment in this Financial Times article about a new statue to be erected in Hungary of an education minister who promoted notorious anti-Jewish laws.
University Professor and Director of CEU's Center for Religious Studies Aziz Al-Azmeh participated as an expert in the seven-part TV series 'Jesus and Islam' made by French television ARTE. To see the program in French, go to http://www.arte.tv/magazine/jesusetlislam/fr/au-plus-pres-du-texte-jesusetlislam
Aziz Al-Azmeh, CEU University Professor and Director of CEU's Center for Religious Studies was interviewed by Polish weekly Tygodnik Powszechny about Islam: https://www.tygodnikpowszechny.pl/islam-i-przemoc-31616
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CEU's Business School Professor Maciej Kisilowski writes in Politico about the attack on Poland's constitutional order by the country's newly elected right-wing government.
CEU President and Rector John Shattuck wrote this op-ed focusing on the history of refugees and making a clear distinction between those seeking asylum due to war and persecution and terrorists.